Wireless on Flirt FM – programme 23

On the October edition of Wireless on Flirt FM, we have big news about the Irish Pirate Radio Archive which is heading to Dublin City University. We hear from Nick Richards who was involved in the ‘border blaster’ pirate KISS FM in Monaghan in the 1980s. The programme also features more transnational European radio history […]

Wireless on Flirt FM – programme 22

On the September edition of Wireless on Flirt FM we have a distinctively pirate theme. Broadcast historian Eddie Bohan tells us about his travelling pirate radio exhibition currently running in Galway and Liam Byrne discusses the history of the pirates in Limerick. And from the Transnational Radio History Summer School in Luxembourg, we hear from […]

Wireless on Flirt FM – programme 21

On the July edition of Wireless, we report from the Summer School on Transnational Radio History held recently at the University of Luxembourg and reminisce about that tiny country’s greatest ever radio export. The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland launches a new archiving scheme which aims to preserve valuable audiovisual heritage including radio. We hear what’s […]

Community Radio Day Special 2018

By John Walsh  Flirt FM broadcast a Community Radio Day Special on 22.06.18. The show, presented by station manager Paula Healy, included excerpts from interviews and features about community radio from Wireless on Flirt FM over the past year. Listen back to hear about CRAOL, Kinvara FM, Raidió na Life, Community Radio Kilkenny City and […]

Wireless on Flirt FM – programme 20

In the June edition of Wireless on Flirt FM, we find out how veteran UK station Radio Caroline is doing since they resumed full-time AM broadcasting. We hear the second part of an interview with well-known Irish broadcaster Rick O’Shea of RTÉ Gold. In the latest of our features to mark the 30th anniversary of […]